United Way Campaign Halfway Past Goal


Published on December 6 2018 4:26 pm
Last Updated on December 6 2018 4:26 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

To date, United Way of Effingham County has raised $165,635, which is 52% of the $315,000 campaign goal. Thanks to the individuals and businesses that have donated to the campaign. Many businesses are in the midst of their employee campaigns.

If you would like to donate to the United Way of Effingham County campaign, please mail donations to United Way of Effingham County, 1108 S Willow, PO Box 2, Effingham, IL 62401.

United Way of Effingham County funds 24 local partner agencies to include; Altamont After School Program, Andrew Gobczynski Big Heart Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters (Mid Illinois), Boy Scouts - Lincoln Trails Council, Catholic Charities, CEFS Literacy Program, CEFS Retired Sr Volunteer Program (RSVP), Child Advocacy Center of E. Central Illinois, Crisis Nursery of Effingham County, Effingham Child Development Center, Effingham County FISH Human Services, Effingham County Search & Rescue, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois, Heartland Human Services, Meals on Wheels of CEFS, NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) of Effingham County, One Hope United, Oneighty, SAFE (Sexual Assault and Family Emergencies), Senior Services of Effingham County, STAR (Strategic Training and Restoration), SWAN (Stopping Woman Abuse Now) and the Unit 40 Mentoring Program.

The campaign officially closes January 31, 2019.